Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado, USA

some photos of a recent family trip with friends down to the Great Sand Dunes National Park in southern Colorado.

700 foot tall sand dunes, blown up against the western edge of the Sangre de Cristo mountains

sunlight streaming through the fissure of Zapata Falls, just outside the park

thirty-three square miles of sand dunes, blown in to amazing curves, with a surge-flowing seasonal creek below